2021

Tech Neck is Even More Pronounced in Dental Professionals – Preventing Poor Posture

Oral Health Group

Tech neck, a layman’s term for the onset of muscular pain and disorders stemming from modern smart device and computer usage, is a big problem for dental professionals.

3 ways to avoid the biggest crisis in dentistry

Dentistry Gone Digital

All across the country, dental practices are facing a hiring crisis. Teams are being stretched thin because of openings within the staff directory, and it’s putting pressure on everyone in the practice. They feel the strain … and so does dentistry as a whole.

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Dental Practice Made Simple: Raising Your Fees

Dr. Bicuspid

Have you raised your fees lately? If not, now is the time, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. A small increase can help your practice keep up with inflation for materials, technology, and staffing.

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What’s in a Dental Marketing Session?

Identity Dental

When you are ready to grow your practice and reach more of your ideal patients, a short session with a seasoned dental marketer can make a significant difference in your success.

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer

Dental Peers

“ Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to!” – Sir Richard Branson. At a time of incredible labour shortages for so many dental positions, the ability to attract and keep top level talent is proving to be as challenging as it is critical.

Dental Practice Automation: 4 Ways to Improve Practice Efficiency

Carestack

Cloud-based practice management software lead the technology wave in dentistry and bring with it the benefits of automation. Dental practices can achieve new levels of self-reliance and productivity with automation and provide great value for their patients.

The Best Way to Plan for a Profitable Next Quarter

Delivering Wow

As we are coming to the end of the quarter, we are starting to think about next quarter, what we're going to be doing for both our practice and personal lives. This is important because, while many people plan in their practice, we must alo plan in our personal lives to achieve success.

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Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021

Dental News and Technology

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021 Washington, DC; July 21 , 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class T echnology A wards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry, ” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant. “We We will now expand the program to focus on the dental hygiene community as well.” “We

Mind Your Mouth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

The health of your mouth and brain are so completely intertwined as to be inseparable. I had the opportunity to share my oral wellness information with Dr. Nafisa Sekandari , a clinical psychologist and podcaster.

5 Ways to Optimize Your Dental Chart of Accounts for Dental Overhead Benchmarks

Bookkeeping For Dentists

Optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts, so you can easily compare your dental practice overhead to dental industry benchmarks by following these 5 simple tips below: Keep the accounts simplified. Add Gross Pay expense accounts by department. Separate Associate expenses. Separate Owner's expenses.

How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management blog marketing Podcasting Practice Management

Let’s talk Michael Strahan and smile design in your dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Michael Strahan’s snap-on, social media frenzy got me thinking, “What if he sat in my treatment room? What would I say?” More importantly, what could I do in today’s dental technology world to show him what’s possible? What could you?

Is prolonged N95 use affecting the health of your dental team?

Dr. Bicuspid

Continuous wear of N95 filtering facepiece respirators reduced blood oxygen saturation levels and increased the heart rates of dentists and dental assistants -- although the changes were within the range considered to be healthy, according to a July 17 paper in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Ethical Dental Marketing Company | Is Your Dental Google Ad Campaign Optimized?

Identity Dental

Google Ads has come a long way from its beginnings as AdWords in 2000. While it still functions as a way for businesses to bid for advertising in the Google search space, it has far more nuances, refinements, and robust features.

What If It’s NOT All Covid’s Fault?

Dental Peers

Have you sat down with your accountant yet to review your 2020 financial statements? Now is the time of year many of you are doing just that! And let’s face it…looking at those numbers after a year of Covid is not likely to help chase away the February Blues…even as we move into March!

Scaling Sustainably With the Cloud

Carestack

Increasing consolidation by Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and group practices, is reshaping the dental industry. As DSOs and multi-location group practices continue to grow, they have to rely on technology solutions that let them scale sustainably. What is sustainable scaling?

Real Example of How to Have an EFFECTIVE Morning Huddle

Delivering Wow

If you’re searching for a dental marketing plan that works, you came to the right place. Dental marketing has come a long way since the days when phone book ads were the way to go. Today, a good dental marketing plan includes both offline and online marketing strategies.

Why Do Some of Us Get More Plaque than Others?

Ask The Dentist

If you have ever been in a situation where your partner or a friend, who is not as careful with their oral health as you are, comes back with a clean report while you’re struggling with cavities, you know how frustrating this can be. So, why do some people get more plaque than others?

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Prevalence of proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

[link] Published: July 19, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth is a complication that has been reported in clinical practice. However, the prevalence of the condition is unclear.

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Tooth Decay Care

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Cavity after cavity, and you’re brushing, and flossing, you swear! I believe you. It is time to find the source, or more decay is inevitable. Here’s a game plan for tooth decay care and prevention.

What Does a Dental CPA Cost?

Bookkeeping For Dentists

You must already know that a Dental CPA costs more than an ordinary CPA or tax preparer. The real question is, how much more does a dental CPA cost, and is it worth it? The average annual fees of a Dental CPA: Monthly transaction download + reconciliations $7,200 - $9,600.

4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

Oral Health Group

There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak.

3 big insurance mistakes dental practices are making

Dentistry Gone Digital

As we dive deeper into 2021, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan of Odyssey Management is seeing three big issues with dental insurance that practices encounter. First , some practices have yet to switch over to the 2019 ADA insurance claim form.

Tooth loss is a risk factor for dementia

Dr. Bicuspid

Tooth loss is a risk factor for cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a meta-analysis published on July 8 in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. What's worse, the risk of cognitive decline increases with each lost tooth.

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Best Dental| The Unspoken Key to Successful Dental Practice Leadership: Consistency

Identity Dental

You may have a great team, top-notch technology and a good name in the community you serve, but if you are not consistent in your business practices and in your leadership style, you are missing out on a key piece of dental practice success.

Branding Your Practice After COVID: What You NEED to Know to Stand Out From the Crowd

Dental Peers

Let’s admit it…as dental professionals, we love to nerd out! Nothing excites us more than new technologies that can really enhance the level of dental care we can provide to our patients! . Even office and communication technologies are beginning to excite us more.

The Do’s & Dont’s for Effective Patient Communication

Carestack

Compassionate communication with patients should be considered as part of the cure and plays an important role in practice success. . With dental anxiety being one of the top reasons impacting dental visitations, excellent patient communication becomes crucial. .

How to Get Your Dental Patients TO KEEP COMING BACK For Life

Delivering Wow

Many practices often prioritize getting new patients instead of focusing on their existing patients. While it is always a good idea to get new patients, if you don’t focus on the ones you already have, you’ll lose them and end up treading water, at best.

Cavitations

Ask The Dentist

Cavitations are not widely recognized in the field of dentistry, despite a growing body of evidence to support their effects on the body.

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Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to panoramic radiography in predicting IAN exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives The aim of this study is to verify whether the diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is superior to panoramic radiography (PR) in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure during the lower third molar extraction.

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Here’s to a Healthier, Happy 2021

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene… yawn. Clean your teeth. Floss, floss. Nag, nag… Eye roll… But what if, my friends, it was the link to a healthy body and your first line of defense in the fight to address the viral infections and heal during this time of crisis?

Website Redesign for DanAnd RMI

Clicc Media

DanAnd RMI Location: Miami, FL Website: [link] The Changes Rosalba from DanAnd-RMI contacted me after her website went down and they tried to redesign it themselves with some encountered difficulty. I was excited to take this on, as I had redesigned their previous site a few years ago.

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Common Things Dentists Forget When Planning Their Retirement

Oral Health Group

It is important to thoroughly plan for retirement; any mistakes can mean you run out of money in what should be a peaceful, carefree time.

Differences in the workplace garden

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden,” is a favorite quote of mine that I would like to share with you.

Turmeric ingredient can spice up periodontitis treatment

Dr. Bicuspid

Curcumin, the main active ingredient in turmeric that gives the spice its yellow color, may have a role in the treatment of periodontitis thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. A review article on the substance was published on June 26 in the Journal of Periodontal Research.

Is it Time to Write an eBook?

Identity Dental

You are on your way to becoming a key opinion leader, have a groundbreaking take on business management, or are teaching others how to run a great practice. Is it time to write an ebook? Here are tips from the experts on how to create one that sells. Choose a topic.

The More Things Change, The More They Should NOT Remain the Same!

Dental Peers

Welcome to 2021! I hope that you and your loved ones have managed to remain healthy and safe throughout the Holiday Season! Every year at this time, we have likely just finished reflecting on the year that was and are still thinking about the year ahead. .